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Visible Minority Population by Visible Minority Group, 1996 Census

  Peel Mississauga Brampton Caledon
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total visible minority
population
265,285 100.00 183,925 100.00 79,950 100.00 1,410 100.00
    Black
55,875 21.06 33,805 18.38 21,810 27.28 265 18.79
    South Asian
96,735 36.46 61,520 33.45 34,720 43.43 490 34.75
    Chinese
34,945 13.17 29,435 16.00 5,405 6.76 110 7.80
    Korean
3,130 1.18 2,695 1.47 345 0.43 90 6.38
    Japanese
2,525 0.95 2,115 1.15 350 0.44 65 4.61
    Southeast Asian
9,815 3.70 7,505 4.08 2,300 2.88 15 1.06
    Filipino
23,240 8.76 18,425 10.02 4,690 5.87 130 9.22
    Arab/West Asian
12,075 4.55 10,050 5.46 1,995 2.50 20 1.42
    Latin American
10,345 3.90 7,715 4.19 2,595 3.25 30 2.13
    Visible Minority Not Included Elsewhere
11,215 4.23 6,790 3.69 4,325 5.41 100 7.09
    Multiple visible minority
5,385 2.03 3,865 2.10 1,415 1.77 100 7.09

* Source: Statistics Canada, 1996 Census

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